Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tilletia sesleriae

Tilletia sesleriae Juel, 1894

Fungi, Basidiomycota, Exobasidiomycetes, Tilletiales

on Sesleria

gall

long, brown, somewhat swollen striae between the leaf veins that eventually rupture, releasing a brown, ± powdery, fetid mass of spores. The spore wall is reticulate. The infection is systemic, infected plants generally do not flower.

hostplants

Poaceae, monophagous

Sesleria caerulea, rigida.

synonyms

Ustilago sesleriae (Juel) Viennot-Bourgin, 1944.

references

Buhr (1965a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Mayor (975a), Vánky (1994a), Zogg (1983a).

18/02/2017

Last modified 28.vi.2017